December: time for wedding planning!

Stop! December doesn’t have to be all about mince pies and mistletoe!  You’ve got a wedding to plan and December is a great time to make a start.  From ‘wedmin’ to your wedding menu, we say make the most of December! And here are ten good reasons why: Start in December and you’re already off […]

An Informal Wedding!

“A really informal wedding, laid back, festival style” – if this sounds like your dream day then read on to ensure your plans don’t backfire! Firstly – it’s essential that you understand that however relaxed and informal you want your wedding day vibe to be, now is not the time to be relaxed about the […]


Are you enjoying a summer of love?  Can’t get enough of those sunshine-blessed, prosecco-filled weekends spent witnessing friends tying the knot in dreamy locations? It’s certainly a great year to get married – and as Norfolk wedding caterers we’re busier than ever helping happy couples celebrate their big day.  But at the same time, we’re […]

The Royal Wedding

Sherry trifle, egg and cress sandwiches, chicken supreme and fruit cake have all starred in royal wedding menus over the years – but what can guests expect on Saturday 19 May when Prince Harry marries Meghan Markle? Well there’s plenty of speculation about the royal wedding menu – with chefs up and down the country offering […]

Vegan Tastes

January may now be a distant memory, but for those who adopted ‘Veganuary’ it may well have been a significant turning point. According to research over a quarter of evening meals in the UK are vegan or vegetarian.  And the signs are that the new wave of veganism is far more than a passing fad […]

Wedding Catering Myth Buster!

Getting married?  Then you can be sure of one thing – you’ll be bombarded with ideas, advice and suggestions on how to do it! Magazines, websites, blogs, wedding fairs…not to mention family and friends – advice abounds! But before getting carried away with table favours, vintage cars, handmade ‘save the date’ cards and hen weekends, […]

It’s Real Bread Week

Bread.  The staff of life.  Where would we be without it? Join us and celebrate Real Bread Week (24 February – 4 March 2018). A celebration of local, independent bakeries and home bakers, Real Bread Week is a wonderful opportunity to reflect on the impact bread has on our lives. As caterers, we are most […]

Cheers to the Great British Beer Festival!

It’s countdown time to the Great British Beer Festival Winter 2018 – back for a second year in historic Norwich (20-24 February 2018). Thousands of real ale lovers will descend upon The Halls – the medieval friary complex which includes St Andrew’s Hall and Blackfriar’s Hall.  From popular light ales to ruby and dark ales, […]

What’s New in Wedding Catering?

Wondering how you can ring the changes with your wedding catering?  Time for a look at some of the latest trends! The traditional three course set menu is most certainly not the only option when it comes to wedding catering (although you’d be forgiven for thinking that, looking at the wedding menus offered by many […]

‘Tis The Season For Wedding Planning!

Don’t get distracted this December – it’s a great time of year to get to grips with wedding planning! Here are Expresso Café & Catering’s top ten tips to make the most of the festive season if a wedding is on the horizon!  Wedding research – long, dark winter nights are great excuse to stay […]